TO F1 IN MADRID
After more than four decades, Formula 1 returns to Madrid
Experience the excitement of Formula 1's return to Madrid! Our ambitious Grand Prix, destined to be a leader on the International Calendar, is designed to captivate both fans and teams.
Immerse yourself in the perfect fusion of sport and show, where every moment is unforgettable - get ready to experience the renewed adrenaline of F1 in the capital!
IFEMA MADRID CIRCUIT: A SPECTACULAR LAYOUT
We have prepared a blueprint subject to FIA homologation that proposes a state-of-the-art track, with vibrant moments and sections designed to captivate fans and elevate the TV production. Get ready for a unique experience where excitement and innovation merge, creating a show that goes beyond racing.
Experience F1 at IFEMA MADRID, where the excitement doesn't stop the city! The circuit will offer fans never seen facilities and will incorporate a premium Paddock building with a new race tower and office spaces, VIP hospitality and entertainment areas.
Located 16km from the centre of Madrid and 5 minutes from the airport, the Grand Prix will become one of the most accessible races on the F1 calendar, with the circuit just a short Metro, train and city line ride away. This brings us closer to our big goal: a Zero-Net Grand Prix.
José Vicente de los Mozos
Executive Committee Chairman IFEMA MADRIDWatch video
We have the ambition to organize a Grand Prix that will become a reference in the F1 worldwide calendar, specifically conceptualized and designed to offer a distinctive and unique experience for both fans and teams participating in the competition. With this, Madrid wants to deep dive into the development of a new concept that combines sport and entertainment, while delivering a memorable event.
President and CEO of F1®
Madrid is an incredible city, with a long history of hosting some of the biggest sporting events in the world. Today’s announcement begins an exciting new chapter for the Spanish Grand Prix, which will see Madrid become a benchmark for European races on the F1 calendar. I would like to thank the team at IFEMA MADRID for putting together a fantastic proposal that epitomises Formula 1’s vision to create a multi-day spectacle of sport and entertainment that maximises values for fans, whilst embracing innovation and sustainability. We look forward to working with the team to bring the race to Madrid and welcome in a new era for the Spanish Grand Prix.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso
President of the Community of Madrid
It is with great satisfaction that we announce Formula 1 is coming to the Community of Madrid, to a region and a capital that inspires openness and confidence within and beyond our borders. We are the main engine of Spain´s prosperity and progress.
This event, which we expect to be followed on a global scale by 70 million people, will represent an increase of more than 4,500 million euros in Madrid's GDP and the creation of 8,200 jobs. The Community of Madrid is a region with a great international projection, open, plural and competitive, and F1 will contribute to further consolidate the Madrid brand among the best in the world.
José Luis Martínez-Almeida
Mayor of Madrid
With the announcement of the Grand Prix, Madrid moves into the future and joins the exclusive group of cities hosting F1 today, placing us at the forefront of the world’s capitals in attracting major events. We know that F1 is more than a race, it is an unprecedented opportunity to drive the transformation that Madrid is undergoing, and to show the world what we are capable of. I am confident that Madrid will be up to the task, not only because we deserve a spectacle of the magnitude of F1, but also because F1 deserves a city with the energy, character, and passion of Madrid.
President of the Official Chamber of Commerce and Industry of MadridWatch video
We celebrate the agreement that consolidates Madrid as the venue for a Formula 1 Grand Prix, considering it a collective success. We highlight its sporting, cultural, social, economic, business and employment impact, generating a multiplier effect in many economic sectors such as tourism, transport, production and services. A significant increase in tax revenue is expected, benefiting the region and the country through taxes such as VAT, corporate income tax, personal income tax, excise duties and taxes. In addition to the tangible benefits, the positive impact on the international image of Madrid and Spain is highlighted. In conclusion, Formula 1 in Madrid is considered a great prize for the city and the country.
Formula 1 has announced that the Spanish Grand Prix will be held in Madrid from 2026 to 2035 inclusive following a landmark agreement with IFEMA MADRID to bring a brand-new temporary circuit to the Spanish capital. The new 5.47km circuit will feature 20 corners, with cars expected to hit average speeds of 213km/h during qualifying laps.
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